Nectarine Cucumber Salad Recipe

This nectarine cucumber salad is prepared with fresh nectarines and cucumber and flavored with mint and minced garlic. Dressed with yogurt and chilled, the nectarine cucumber salad is quite refreshing.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Plain yogurt8 Ounce
 Chopped mint/1 teaspoon dried mint1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Granulated sugar1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Nectarines1 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
 Cucumber1 , pared and thinly sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 87 Calories from Fat 17

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.9 mg

Sodium 216.4 mg9%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.4%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 3 g6.3%

Vitamin A 11.6% Vitamin C 14.1%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine yogurt, mint, salt, sugar and garlic; blend well.
Place one-third of the nectarines in shallow serving dish; top with one-half of the cucumbers.
Spoon one-third of the yogurt mix-ture over nectarines and cucumbers; repeat lay-ering.
Top with nectarines and yogurt mixture.
Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.